Food Intolerance in Dallas, TX

Ready to Consult a GI Physician?

Find a Provider

Sometimes attributed to allergies or sensitivities, in general, having a food intolerance can be defined as trouble in breaking down certain foods. Food has proteins, nutrients, carbs, fats, and naturally occurring toxins that all add interest to its taste and smell, but some of these components might lead to symptoms of food intolerance. It's important to note that food intolerance is not the same as an allergic reaction to food, in which even a little bit of a particular food can result in a mild to severe immune response. Food intolerance usually develops over time and can take place if individuals consume too much of a specific food, too frequently. To learn more info regarding food intolerances and how they may be affecting your GI tract, get in touch with Digestive Health Associates of Texas to request a consultation. We offer treatment for food intolerances in Dallas, TX and can help you and your loved ones manage this condition.

You may be experiencing a number of symptoms which occur due to food intolerances. Some of the most common are:

  • An irritable bowel
  • Throwing up
  • Skin-related symptoms (like rashes and eczema)
  • Joint pain
  • Loose stools
  • Bloating
  • Tiredness
  • Swelling below the eyes
  • Night sweats

Food intolerances are unique to the individual and are often caused by foods that are generally tolerable for most others. A number of the most widely known causes include:

  • Insufficient amounts of enzymes needed for the digestion of certain foods
  • Vast variety of artificial additives, preservatives, and colorants used in packaged food products
  • Items high in histamine (such as fermented or aged foods)
  • Certain foods, such as kidney beans or chickpeas, which have may a toxic effect when eaten raw
  • Salicylates in particular vegetables, fruits, herbs, and spices
  • Specific natural compounds, like fructose

Our Dallas, TX gastroenterology specialists can help you pinpoint which food items might be causing your condition and flareups.

The timing of reactions and type of indications can point to food intolerance, and can also serve to distinguish an intolerance from a food allergy. Keeping a detailed and accurate documentation of your food habits and subsequent issues can allow you to recognize the foods that may promote these outcomes. As soon as the responsible food is established, you will be advised to temporarily purge it from your consumption under the oversight of your DHAT practitioner. Our Digestive Health Associates of Texas gastrointestinal specialists will then examine you for development or betterment of discomfort. Following that, the suspected problem food is carefully re-introduced into your diet to confirm the diagnosis.

When you are having trouble with digestion issues that lead you to suspect that you may have a food intolerance, you might want to consider working with a local gastrointestinal specialist to get your symptoms under control. At Digestive Health Associates of Texas, you can talk to a gastrointestinal specialist who can help with food intolerances. Our specialists can work to recognize and remove your trigger foods so that you can thrive again. If you would like to hear more about food intolerances and how they can be addressed, reach out to one of our Dallas, TX locations today.

Find A Provider Find A Location

Dr. Shea say down and took the time explaining what I can expect during my procedure.

C.J. Google

Hands down, one of the nicest doctors I’ve ever met. Very personable and friendly. He gave a thorough explanation of what would happen during the colonoscopy. His office uses a different company to find the prep meds in order to get you the best price. This worked great for me bc my insurance company refused to pay, but I only ended up paying $60 when it would have been almost $300. Recommend.

S.B. Google

Quick, and professional

D.S. Google

Dr. Vinay made me feel welcome and cared for. I felt like he really love his job & his patients and wants the best for them. I felt like he cared, he took the time to go over everything with me. The process went smoothly from appointment to procedure. Thank you & your staff for everything you did.

A.G. Google

I am so glad I decided to get a second opinion and visit with Dr. Magee! He was interested in my concerns and answered my questions, spent more than 5 minutes with me during my appointment. Dr. Magee was thorough in reviewing my history and asked questions, I didn't feel like he was rushing through the appointment, which is how I felt with the previous doctor I went to. Dr. Magee explained the importance of my needed procedure and I left feeling confident that he was going to take good care of me!

M.“. Google


Total Reviews


Average Rating